Subject: Re: dhcpd.conf for nfs boot
To: Matt Dainty <>
From: Michael Wileman <>
List: port-hpcsh
Date: 08/29/2005 10:24:46
On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Matt Dainty wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-08-29 at 00:06 -0400, Michael Wileman wrote:
>> If anyone on the list has booted their Jornada from an nfs share on a
>> NetBSD server, could you send me a copy of your dhcpd.conf?
>> Or is there an easier way to do this than with dhcpd?
> In my dhcpd.conf, the Jornada-specific bit is:
> host jornada {
> 	hardware ethernet 00:de:ad:be:ef:00;
> 	fixed-address;
> 	option host-name "jornada";
> 	# next-server;
> 	option root-path "/export/jornada";
> }
> IIRC the "next-server" option is only necessary if you want to get the
> Jornada to mount its NFS filesystem from somewhere other than the DHCP
> server.

Thanks. Is your kernel also on the server, or do you use a local 
kernel and nfs root? Do you check nfs in hpcboot, or give it the local 
kernel and then tell it to mount root over nfs some other way. I'm a 
little hazy on the procedure here?